Romantic Graphic for Summer

I’ve softened my style considerably over the last eighteen months, which has felt right in every way. I’ve reduced the Tomboy, amped up the Pretty, thrown in the Retro, and rekindled my affection for Romance. More recently, I longed to bring back a smattering of Graphic without losing the soft vibe of my outfits, and it’s been a fun challenge.

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